Advanced Trapeze Intensive: Innovation on Trapeze with Celeste MyhreRegister for Advanced Trapeze Intensive: Innovation on Trapeze with Celeste MyhrePrerequisites:
- Open to students who have successfully completed Trapeze 2 or equivalent.
- Must be able to comfortably invert in the air, execute basic beats (straight, pike, knees, ankle, single leg) and perform consistent pullovers.
Price: $120 for 3 90-minute classes
Date and Time: Monday-Wednesday January 5-7th 6-7:30pm
This advanced trapeze intensive is focused on not only adding new skills to your vocabulary, but using creativity exercises to bring new light to tricks you already know. We will work on creating new transitions of your very own and finding ways to reimagine what you already know on the trapeze.
Beginner Tumbling with Leila NooneRegister for Beginner Tumbling with Leila Noone
- Must have a general level of strength and flexibility
- Must be able to hold a basic handstand against the wall
- Must be able to backbend from the ground
Price: $100 for 2 two-hour classes
Date and Time: Saturday and Sunday January 3rd and 4th 10am-noon
This beginner tumbling workshop will focus on the fundamentals of tumbling. We will begin with a warmup focusing on stretching alignment, some basic conditioning, and body shaping exercises before moving on to single skills and combinations of skills. Basic floor tumbling skills will include forward rolls, backward rolls, handstands, cartwheels, back walkovers, and front walkovers.
Contortion Intensive with Celeste MyhreRegister for Contortion Intensive with Celeste MyhrePrerequisites:
- Must be able to hold front splits on both sides
- Must be able to hold a bridge for 30 seconds
Price: $100 for 3 90-minute classes
Date and Time: Monday-Wednesday January 5-7th 8-9:30pm
Contortion is a beautiful multifaceted circus discipline. In this intensive with NECCA graduate, Celeste Bliss, you will learn to advance your flexibility through dynamic and passive stretching in a safe, but challenging progression. This workshop will also focus on building active flexibility and strength, as well as contortion technique and dynamic versus fluid contortion movement.
Fancy Footwork & Flourishes with Sami ListRegister for Fancy Footwork & Flourishes with Sami List
Student level: Strong waist hooping required. Experience with isolations recommended.
Price: $40 for two hours
Date and Time: Sunday January 4th 12:30-2:30pm
Fancy Footwork & Flourishes is a workshop for the experienced hooper looking to smooth up their flow. We will cover a range of footwork including walking, marching, turning as well as more complicated steps like the grapevine and charleston. Strong waist hooping is required! Additionally we will go over several flourishes such as the palm spin, hand roll and isolation pops of all sorts. It is not required to have a perfect isolation to learn the pops and other flourishes. If you have a favorite waist hoop and off body hoop, bring them. Otherwise plenty of hoops will be provided for all students. If time allows we will play with combos from what we’ve learned and start putting it all together.
Foundation of Hoop Dance with Sami ListRegister for Foundation of Hoop Dance with Sami List
Student level: Never tried hooping before? We’d love to teach you! All students welcome!
Price: $30 for 90 minutes
Date and Time: Friday January 2nd 6-7:30pm
In this workshop we will get you started waist hooping and focus on the beginner level movements within the hoop. If you’ve never hooped before or want to take your first steps towards turning your flow into dance this will be our focus. We will work on movement, balance, lifts and lowers. There will be time towards the second half of the workshop to accommodate special requests where I will help you refine those moves you’ve been struggling with and adapt them into your flow. This means working both hands and at least attempting both directions in order to find the best transitions for you and your flow.
Hoops will be provided!
Intermediate Trapeze: Put Your Back Into It with Donnesh AmrollahRegister for Intermediate Trapeze: Put Your Back Into It with Donnesh Amrollah
Student level: Must be able to comfortably invert in the air (under the bar and in the ropes), hold a front balance for 10 seconds, and press up into a bridge on the ground. Must have flat splits, or splits no more than 2 inches from the ground.
Price: $60 for 2 hours
Date and Time: Tuesday December 30th 6-8pm
This intermediate level workshop is great for those who want to utilize their flexibility in performance. We will go through some initial technique requiring leg flexibility and move into technique that accentuates the curve of the spine.
Intermediate Tumbling with Leila NooneRegister for Intermediate Tumbling with Leila NoonePrerequisites:
- Must have a good grasp of beginner tumbling skills (forward rolls, backward rolls, handstands, cartwheels, back walkovers, and front walkovers)
Price: $100 for 2 two-hour classes
Date and Time: Saturday and Sunday January 3rd and 4th 3-5pm
This intermediate tumbling workshop will build upon basic tumbling skills. We will begin with a warmup focusing on stretching alignment, some basic conditioning, and body shaping exercises before moving on to single skills and combinations of skills. Intermediate tumbling skills will include dive rolls, back extension rolls, front handsprings, back handsprings, dive cartwheels, and roundoffs.
Intro to Tippy Lyra with Donnesh AmrollahRegister for Intro to Tippy Lyra with Donnesh Amrollah
Student level: Must be level 2 or above in Lyra or Trapeze. Must be able to invert in the air. Must be able to hold long-arm and front balance for 10 seconds.
Price: $60 for 90 minutes
Date and Time: Monday December 29th 5:30-7pm
This fun workshop takes a lyra and puts it on its side. This intro workshop will focus on getting accustomed to the tippy lyra and practice changing planes, and making small dynamic movements. You’ll be tipping over with excitement!
Performance Hoop Dance with Sami ListRegister for Performance Hoop Dance with Sami List
Student level: Must have a solid grasp of waist hooping.
Price: $40 for two hours
Date and Time: Sunday January 4th 10am-noon
Can you hula hoop? Dance has evolved into so many different forms and my favorite has become that with my hoop. Come join me in an exploration of dance within your hoop. Open to all levels but a solid of waist hooping is required. I’ll teach a few key moves but come prepared to show off some of your favorites as well. By the time you leave you’ll have a solid routine that you can play with on your own or with a group and the seeds planted for putting together your own.